Thursday, January 30, 2014
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Monday, January 20, 2014
- DC Council Chairman Phil Mendelson on council politics and his re-election bid on WPFW's DC Politics Hour January 2, 2014 (scroll down)
- Calvin Gurley, candidate for DC Council Chair, appeared on WPFW's DC Politics Hour January 9, 2014 (scroll down)
- At-large candidate John Settles II on WPFW's DC Politics Hour January 16, 2014 (scroll down, in two parts)
Sunday, January 19, 2014
- D.C. Mayor Launches 2014 Re-Election Campaign (January 11, 2014) (CBS)
- Introducing Mayoral Power Rankings (January 17, 2014) (WCP)
- The Most Interesting Numbers from the Post Mayoral Poll (January 15, 2014) (WCP)
- Seven Democrats File Petitions for D.C. Mayoral Primary (January 2, 2014) (WCP)
- Gray Leads in Early Mayoral Poll Commissioned By Wells (August 5, 2013) (WCP)
- Candidates (except Mayor) Pick Up Petitions for April 2014 Primary (November 2013) (AOBA)
- Petition Season Begins! (November 11, 2013) (The Capital News)
- Eric Price Considering Entering Mayor's Race (October 21, 2013) (The Georgetown Dish)
- Busboys and Poets Owner Thinking About Possibly Running for Mayor. Maybe. (August 15, 2013) (WCP)
- Reta Jo Lewis announces D.C. mayoral bid, says she’ll run as an outsider (November 2, 2013) (USANEWS)
- Dispute Over D.C. Parking Meter Contract Shines Light On Claims Of Pay-To-Play (December 17, 2013) (WAMU)
- The bar to D.C.’s ballot is set way too low, opinion (December 18, 2013) (WaPo)
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Most surprising in the Bowser poll is that 25%--one in four of the 502 likely voters--don't know Mayor Gray. Who are they calling?— Elissa Silverman (@tweetelissa) January 16, 2014
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Saturday, January 18, 2014
- Dear PoPville – Are Politicians Allowed to Put Campaign Signs on Your Lawn without Permission? (January 16, 2013) (PoPville)
- Vincent Gray is in a rush to 'turn the page' on 2010 campaign, opinion (January 13, 2014) (WaPo)
- Andy Shallal, a D.C. mayoral candidate with a lot of passion — and guts, opinion (January 14, 2014) (WaPo)
- AU in the Neighborhood Newsletter (January 2014) (American University)
- AU and the Kennedy Political Union Will be Hosting a Debate With DC Mayoral Candidates (January 10, 2014) (InTheCapital)
- Meet Muriel Bowser: First Candidate to Publicly Announce Bid for 2014 D.C. Mayoral Race (March 19, 2013) (InTheCapital)
- Muriel Bowser, Ward 4 Council Member, Declares Candidacy for D.C. Mayoral Race (March 28, 2013) (Hinterland Gazette)
- Muriel Bowser Declares Her Candidacy For D.C. Mayor (March 25, 2013) (jetsetdc.com)
- Opinion: Poll Finds Candidates for D.C. Mayor Are Mundane, opinion (August 8, 2013) (NBC4)
- Vincent Gray leads Washington Post mayoral poll by 12 points (January 14, 2014) (WJLA)
- Poll: D.C. mayor leads, helped by crowded field, in re-election bid (January 14, 2014) (CNN)
- In a Crowded Field, Gray Holds Substantial Lead Over Mayoral Primary Opponents, Washington Post Poll Shows (January 15, 2014) (NBC4)
- Despite Low Poll Numbers, Shallal, Lewis Aren't Worried About Election (January 15) (DCist)
- Muriel's Vetting (April 26, 2013) (WCP)
- DC’s Mayoral Race (January 18, 2014) (New Brightwoodian Blog)
- Morning Roundup: Bridge Edition (January 15, 2014) (DCist)
- D.C. Council Runs Amok as Members Run for Office, opinion (January 6, 2013) (HuffPost)
- The Newest Player in DC Politics: Bill de Blasio (January 13, 2014) (Washingtonian)
- Alcalde Gray buscará reelección (Washington Hispanic)
Mayor Gray's MPD security detail muscles reporters away from him as grim-faced mayor ignores scandal questions.— Tom Sherwood (@tomsherwood) January 9, 2014
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The poll in the media and social media:
Poll Released By Bowser Campaign Finds Bowser Closest To Gray In Mayoral Race (January 16, 2014) (DCist)
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Thursday, January 16, 2014
Phil Mendelson tells me he probably won't endorse in this year's races for mayor and at-large D.C. Council. #DCision14— Graham Vyse (@GrahamVyse) January 16, 2014
I'd like to see one of our talented journalists do a full critique of #DCision14 candidate signage. Stars. Colors. Font. Etc.— Alice Speck (@AliceSpeck) January 16, 2014
I'm seeing an awful lot of #DCision14 candidate signs held on poles with duct tape. Is that okay?— Alice Speck (@AliceSpeck) January 14, 2014
Tommy Wells: "I love Andy Shallal...I think he takes part of my votes away but I like what he says and I want him to say it."#DCision14— paul schwartzman (@paulschwartzman) January 16, 2014
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Wednesday, January 15, 2014
Tuesday, January 14, 2014
Public opinion of Mayor Vincent C. Gray has strongly rebounded in the eighteen months since scandal threatened to derail his mayoralty, with voters supporting him over all of his Democratic primary challengers, according to a new Washington Post poll.
Mayor Gray’s approval surges, ethics remain a concern in April Democratic primary presents data in response to the following questions:
- If the Democratic primary election for mayor of the District were held today, for whom would you vote?
- Thinking about the investigation into Gray's campaign finances when he ran for mayor in 2010, will this be…
- Do you think gray is honest and trustworthy, or not?
- Do you think things in D.C. are generally going in the right directions or do you feel things have gotten pretty seriously off on the wrong track?
- What kind of job is Gray doing on…
Mike DeBonis Tweeted the poll results, starting with some humor:
Get yerselves some popcorn, folks: Washington Post poll on D.C. mayor race coming shortly.— Mike DeBonis (@mikedebonis) January 14, 2014
Post poll: Vincent Gray strongly rebounds from 2012 doldrums, holds double-digit lead over all challengers http://t.co/9PsjEA5XcO— Mike DeBonis (@mikedebonis) January 14, 2014
The poll in pretty pictures: http://t.co/EpPglOl5bk— Mike DeBonis (@mikedebonis) January 14, 2014
Most fascinating number, though: Gray/Catania general election matchup is 43/40 among all registered voters, a statistical tie.— Mike DeBonis (@mikedebonis) January 14, 2014
And some reactions to the poll:
Told not to expect Gray media avail today... 'the mayor is not drilling down into the weeds of polling data,' says @chuckthies— Mike DeBonis (@mikedebonis) January 14, 2014
Vince Gray in the Adrian Fenty zone: majority approve direction of city, but aren't thrilled with leader. http://t.co/QpzpS5IUBq— Alan Suderman (@AlanSuderman) January 14, 2014
At least two mayoral candidates were in field with polls of their own last week. We'll see if Post results prompt some disclosure.— Mike DeBonis (@mikedebonis) January 14, 2014
Tommy Wells campaign, in wake of poll numbers, email-blasts this editorial in toto: http://t.co/Dn0XDWmcmX— Mike DeBonis (@mikedebonis) January 14, 2014
And now Bowser campaign email blast includes snippet of editorial!— Mike DeBonis (@mikedebonis) January 14, 2014
'A majority of voters don't trust V. Gray, and it's b/c he won't answer the U.S. Attorney's questions and hasn't been honest with voters.'— Mike DeBonis (@mikedebonis) January 14, 2014
@kcivey True, plus possible Republican to be named later— Mike DeBonis (@mikedebonis) January 14, 2014
@mikedebonis And any other independents that get in.— Keith Ivey (@kcivey) January 14, 2014
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Report to DC Voters
From: Edward Cowan
January 5, 2014
Politics and Taxes: a Problem of Democracy
With a mayoral election looming in 2014, electoral politics will permeate nearly everything the District's governors—the mayor and the 13-member council—do in the coming months.
That is clear already in a bill scheduled to come before council on Tuesday. It is a bill sponsored insistently by a new council member, Anita Bonds (At Large), who is up for re-election this year. She seeks a legislative trophy.
The bill would relieve about 4,300 older District home owners from paying real property taxes, starting October 1. These men and women already enjoy a 50 percent tax concession. The Bonds bill would give them a complete tax holiday—100 percent—if they are 75 years old, have lived in the District for 15 years, and have household income of $60,000 or less.
The bill is supported by council's chief tax writer, Jack Evans (Ward 2), chairman of the Committee on Finance and Revenue, who is running for mayor. With Evans presiding and with little debate, the committee approved the bill on December 16.
Evans hopes that the Bonds bill will sail through council on Tuesday without opposition or modification. In my opinion, modifications are in order, for several reasons.
A Sense of Entitlement
It is a bad idea, generally, to remove from the tax rolls people who are not destitute. It encourages disengagement and, sometimes, a sense of entitlement.
Home owners with $60,000 of household income have significant means. Having reached age 75, many probably have paid off their mortgages. They should not be removed entirely from the real property tax rolls. They already get the 50 percent reduction available to all property owners 65 and older with less than $100,000 of income ($125,000 in 2015).
There is no reason to reduce their taxes to zero just because they have reached age 75.
Seniors Continue to Use City Services
They will continue to have their supercans emptied by municipal employees. They will continue to get police and fire protection. They will continue to have access to the city's parks and swimming pools, to take their grandchildren to the city's playgrounds..
According to Bonds, her bill would remove 4,362 taxpayers from the real-property tax rolls, with an average saving to each of $1,158. The revenue loss would be $5,049,305 a year. (These estimates come from the Office of Revenue Analysis. Bonds's press release erroneously attributed them to the Office of Tax and Revenue.)
When I asked Evans why he supported the bill, he said, "It's meant to benefit senior citizens who have lived in the city a long time, who have contributed to the prosperity of the city. In their golden years, let's give them a break. We can afford to do it."
Mary Cheh (Ward 3) told me she supported the bill because "They have paid their dues." However, when I pointed out that senior citizens continue to use and benefit from city services and that it is a bad idea to take people off the tax rolls entirely, Cheh said that she was willing to consider modifications.
By "we can afford it," Evans meant that the city's revenues are rising. He might even have said that $5 million is a fraction of one percent of local revenues.
There is another way to look at it. How much would $5 million a year buy? If highly trained, experienced special-ed teachers are paid $80,000 a year, $5 million would pay for an additional 62 of them. That might further reduce what the District must spend to send special-needs children to private schools because our public schools lack the sufficient teaching talent.
A Problem of Democracy
This is a problem of democracy. Bonds, who faces challengers in an April 1 Democratic party primary less than a year after winning her seat, wants a legislative trophy to demonstrate that she can get things done—not just anything but something that benefits people in her core constituency, Wards 5, 7, 8, which embrace the city's poorest neighborhoods. .
In the April 23, 2013 special election, Bonds achieved her only majorities in those three wards—58.9 percent in Ward 5, 76.43 percent in Ward 7 and 75.75 percent in Ward 8. The three delivered 14,603 votes for Bonds, or 81 percent of her city-wide total of 18,027.
It is germane that Evans is one of four council members vying for the Democratic nomination in the primary, as are the incumbent mayor, Vincent C. Gray, and several less known contenders who do not hold public office. (To see the names of those who aspire to the Democratic, Republican, Statehood-Green and Libertarian party nominations for all offices, go to www.dcboee.org http://www.dcboee.org.)
It is also germane that when Bonds, the chairwoman of the DC Democratic party, won her At Large seat last April, standing next to her in the newspaper photo showing her celebrating her victory was Jack Evans. Making his second bid to be mayor, Evans evidently seeks the support of the woman who controls his party's local organization. (Whether the chairwoman will endorse any candidate is open to doubt.)
This problem of candidates pandering to voters by giving them special tax relief was manifest at the Committee on Finance and Revenue. The original Bonds bill would have required 25 years of residence to qualify. But committee member David Catania, who also aspires to be elected mayor in 2014 (as an Independent), proposed 15 years. His amendment was accepted.
DC Voters who think that the Bonds bill needs modification—a lower income ceiling, less additional tax relief, a longer residence requirement—can make their views known to council chairman Phil Mendelson and to the other members, and especially to Evans, who will manage the bill in committee.
The format for e-mail is PMendelson@dccouncil.us, or MCheh@dccouncil.us mailto:MCheh@dccouncil.us. Evans uses JackEvans@dcouncil.us mailto:JackEvans@dcouncil.us. A complete list of members can be seen at www.dccouncil.us.
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Monday, January 13, 2014
Beverly Wheeler drops out of Ward 1 race, throws much-coveted endorsement to @BrianneforDC.— Benjamin R. Freed (@brfreed) January 13, 2014
Average age of 7 DC Libertarian candidates - 37; average age of top 7 Democrats vying for mayor - 53 #DCision14— Bruce Majors (@BruceMajors4DC) January 13, 2014
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- DC Mayor Launches Re-Election Campaign (January 11, 2014) (NBC4)
- D.C. Political Roundup: Gray Kicks Off Campaign in Ward 8 (January 8, 2014) (Washington Informer)
- Cheh to Run Unopposed (January 8, 2014) (Washington Informer)
- D.C. Mayor Gray Says He'll Run for Second Term (December 2, 2013) (Washington Informer)
- Gray's reelection bid unclear amid investigation (September 14, 2013) (The GW Hatchet)
- Gray kicks off his 2014 campaign with an apology (January 11, 2014) (The GW Hatchet)
- Gray Apologizes For 'Pain And Embarrassment' At Reelection Kickoff: It's 'Time To Turn The Page' (January 11, 2014) (DCist)
- 8 of 9 Mayoral Candidates Avoid Ballot Challenges (January 13, 2014) (WCP)
- Vince Gray Chest-Bumps Constituent, Talks Legacy in New Commercial (January 13, 2014) (WCP)
- Ward 1 Candidate Beverley Wheeler Drops Out, Backs Challenger Brianne Nadeau (January 13, 2014) (WCP)
- Vince Gray Launches 2014 Campaign With Apology for 2010 (January 11, 2014) (Washingtonian)
- Read: Vincent Gray’s campaign kickoff speech (January 11, 2014) (WaPo)
- Can Vincent Gray raise $1 million in three weeks? (January 10, 2014) (WaPo)
- Vincent Orange Gets a Campaign Kick-Off Date (January 10, 2014) (WCP)
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Sunday, January 12, 2014
- Mayor Gray kicks off 2014 campaign with apology for 2010
Mayor Gray's MPD security detail muscles reporters away from him as grim-faced mayor ignores scandal questions.— Tom Sherwood (@tomsherwood) January 9, 2014
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Thursday, January 9, 2014
Looking forward to live-tweeting the mayoral candidates forum my newspaper is sponsoring tonight in Georgetown. Don't miss it! #DCision14— Graham Vyse (@GrahamVyse) January 9, 2014
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Wednesday, January 8, 2014
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Tuesday, January 7, 2014
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Monday, January 6, 2014
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Campaign Site: Steptoe for Ward 5 D.C. City Council
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Greetings! I am pleased to note that the Steptoe for Ward 5 DC City Council site is officially up. You may view at http://steptoe4ward5.blogspot.com.
Very kind regards,
Carolyn C. Steptoe,
Candidate, Ward 5 DC City Council
A CARING, COMPASSIONATE and COURAGEOUS Voice for Ward 5 Residents
Let's Make Ward 5 History…ELECT
CAROLYN C. STEPTOE
Ward 5 DC City Council
A CARING, COMPASSIONATE and COURAGEOUS
Voice for Ward 5 Residents
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Paid for by Candidate Carolyn C. Steptoe, 1257 Lawrence Street, NE, 2013 Ward 5 DC City Council candidate (DC Official Code §1-1102.10). A copy of our report is filed with the Director of Campaign Finance of the District of Columbia Board of Elections and Ethics (DC Official Code §1-1102.01(e)).
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Sunday, January 5, 2014
- Nine is enough (January 3, 2014) (WaPo)
- The Kojo Nnamdi (The Politics Hour), segment with Muriel Bowser (January 3, 2014) (WAMU)
- D.C. mayor’s race takes shape, opinion (January 5, 2014) (WaPo)
- DC Mayoral Candidates Turn in Signatures for April 1 Primary (January 2, 2014) (Washingtonian)
- Lunchline: OMG THERE'S SNOW ON THE GROUND (January 3, 2014) (WaPo)
- Twelve Stories to Look Forward to in 2014 (December 31, 2013) (Washingtonian)
- Loose Lips Quotes of 2013: Vince Gray (December 31, 2013) (WCP)
- DC mayor to launch campaign at arts center (December 27, 2013) (WaPo)
- District Line Daily: Winners and Losers of 2013 (December 26, 2013) (WCP)
- Jack Evans Officiates a Gay Wedding (December 15, 2013) (WCP)
- Jonetta Rose Barras: You call this an 'education election'?, opinion (January 1, 2014 and January 2, 2014) (WaPo)
- 2014 predictions for the Washington region, opinion (January 1, 2014) (WaPo)
- 2 candidates enter DC mayoral race; Gray undecided (November 8, 2013) (WTTG)
- Tutus, tongue disorders, dietary supplements and other New Year’s resolutions for others, opinion (December 30, 2013) (WaPo)
- Bridge between communities: Busboys and Poets (December 7, 2013) (ozy.com)
- Busboys and Poets owner formally exploring mayoral bid (October 14, 2013) (The GW Hatch)
- Chatter: Jack in the Box (November 22, 2013) (WCP)
- With fresh campaign, Gray tries to clear stains of last election (December 4, 2013) (The GW Hatchet)
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Friday, January 3, 2014
News to me: Meeting regarding Crimes in Ward 7, 3-5p today for mayoral cands, CM's, MPD's Lanier. Benning Lib, 3935 Benning Rd NE #DCision14— Susie Cambria (@susiecambria) January 3, 2014
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- DC Closes Out 2013 With Weak Employment Figures, opionion (December 23, 2013) (Washingtonian)
- Vincent Gray seeks second term as DC mayor (December 3, 2013) (WUSA*9)
- Shallal Announces for DC Mayor: Education Proposals Among First Specifics (November 12, 2013) (Education Town Hall)
- The Education Town Hall on Facebook features pictures of candidates and links to education platforms/views of candidates (Education Town Hall)
- What is "adequate" schools funding? How would DC mayoral candidates ensure it? (December 5, 2013) (Education Town Hall)
- Vincent Orange, Andy Shallal Make Mayoral Race More Interesting (November 12, 2013) (The Downtowner)
- Restaurateur Shallal launches bid for DC mayor (November 12, 2013) (WTOP)
- Talk Nation Radio: Andy Shallal on Why He Should Be Mayor of Washington, DC (December 9, 2013) (democrats.com)
- ENJOY: Andy Shallal Announces Mayoral Campaign (November 18, 2013) (thedcplace.com)
- Busboys And Poets' Andy Shallal Makes Mayoral Campaign Official (November 12, 2013) (WAMU)
- Ron Machen, D.C.’s person of the year, opinion (December 27, 2013) (WaPo)
- Busboys And Poets Owner Considers Mayoral Run (October 16, 2013) (MAJIC 102.3)
- Andy Shallal owner of Busboys and Poets and candidate for DC Mayor stamping money out of politics! (December 15, 2013) (stampstampede.org)
- How foodies can become champions for workers' rights (November 27, 2013) (Aljazeera America)
- Why is Vincent Orange pushing so hard for a Maryland parking company? That’s the $20,000 question. (December 16, 2013) (Titan of Trinidad)
- Tommy Wells Wants To Be DC's First White Mayor (May 13, 2013) (WUSA*9)
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- D.C. Political Roundup: Ward 5 Group Holds Mayoral Forum (December 11, 2013) (Washington Informer)
- DC Bar Mayoral Candidates Forum (in pictures) (no date) (Media Images International)
- At First Debate of DC Mayor’s Race, Candidates Target Incumbent Who Isn’t There (November 14, 2013) (Washingtonian)
- Evans diverges from other mayoral candidates, applauds current administration (November 21, 2013) (The GW Hatchet)
- D.C. Mayoral Candidates Hold First Debate (November 13, 2013) (NBC4)
- The First Mayoral Event of the Season is History (November 14, 2013) (The Georgetown Dish)
- As mayoral candidates meet for first debate, Vincent Gray under fire (November 13, 2013) (The GW Hatchet)
- Council members heap criticism onto Gray administration during first mayoral debate (November 14, 2013) (The GW Hatchet)
- First 2014 Mayoral Debate (December 5, 2013) (The Capital News)
- D.C. Mayoral Candidates Pitch Novel Ideas for Statehood (November 14, 2013) (Roll Call)
- DC Mayoral Debate - "NewsPlus with Mark Segraves" - Sunday, November 24, 10AM (November 21, 2013) (NewsPlus)
December 5 PCDC forum
- Gray, Wells And Bowser Won’t Appear At Mayoral Forum (December 5, 2013) (foreverdc.com from DCist.com)
- Free Public Transit for Seniors, and Other Economic Development Proposals From D.C.’s Would-Be Mayors (December 6, 2013) (foreverdc.com)
- Gray, Wells And Bowser Won't Appear At Mayoral Forum Tomorrow (December 4, 2013) (DCist)
- Mayoral Forum Introduces Voters to Lesser-Known Candidates (December 6, 2013) (DCist)
Washington Teacher’s Union (WTU) forum December 9
- A Raucous Mayoral Education Forum (December 11, 2013) (hillrag.com)
- Vince Gray Faces Rough Crowd in First Debate Since Announcing Re-election Run (December 10, 2013) (Washingtonian)
- Gray Struggles in First Debate on Education (December 9, 2013) (WCP)
- District Line Daily: Snow Day!--At the Washington Teachers' Union mayoral debate last night, Mayor Vince Gray struggled as his opponents pounced on his education record. [Loose Lips] (December 10, 2013) (WCP)
- Mayor Gray Enters Contentious Forum on Education (December 9, 2013) (NBC4)
- D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray faces hostile crowd in debate on education (December 10, 2013) (WaPo)
- Teachers turn on Gray (December 10, 2013) (WaPo)
- Education Takes Center Stage in DC Elections (December 12, 2013) (DC Action for Children)
- Mayor Vince Gray Will Attend 2014 Forum Tonight (December 9, 2013) (DCist)
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Thursday, January 2, 2014
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D.C. Libertarian Party says it has seven candidates in #DCision14: mayor, At-Large, Ward 3, Ward 6, shadow rep., shadow sen., delegate.— Martin Austermuhle (@maustermuhle) January 2, 2014
- D.C. Mayor Vincent Gray to Launch Re-Election Campaign in Jan. (December 26, 2013) (NBC4)
- A conversation with Andy Shallal on education (December 26, 2013) (Daily Kos)
- Road to mayor’s office runs east of the river (December 24, 2013) (WaPo)
- On advocating for donors, D.C. Council should park it (December 18, 2013) (WaPo)
- Reta Jo Lewis announces D.C. mayoral bid, says she’ll run as an outsider (November 2, 2013) (WaPo)
- The 5 Strangest Parts of Vincent Orange’s RFK Stadium Plan (December 23, 2013) (WCP)
- Vincent Gray to kick off re-election campaign Jan. 11 (December 27, 2013) (WBJ)
- The Loosies: The Best, Worst, and Weirdest in D.C. Politics in 2013 (December 23, 2013) (WCP)
- Evans Campaign Touts Paid "Volunteer" (December 20, 2013) (WCP)
- Council Passes Meter Contract, Despite Opposition from Orange and Campaign Donor (December 17, 2013) (WCP)
- Loose Lips Quotes of 2013: Nominations (December 18, 2013) (WCP)
- Orange Goes to Bat for Campaign Donor Over Parking Meter Contract (December 17, 2013) (WCP)
- Mayoral Candidates Pitch Themselves at "Emergency" Meeting on Gentrification (December 16, 2013) (WCP)
- David Catania would enter D.C. mayoral race if Vincent Gray wins April Democratic primary, column (December 14, 2013) (WaPo)
- Mayor Gray Will Officially Kick-Off Reelection Campaign On January 11 (December 27, 2013) (WCP)
- DC mayor to launch campaign at arts center (December 27, 2013) (WTTG)
- Jerry A. Moore III named chairman of Vincent Gray reelection campaign (December 24, 2013) (WaPo)
- Vincent Orange’s “Vision” for the RFK Stadium Site (December 26, 2013) (Commissioner Brian Flahaven)
- Andy Shallal interview (December 22, 2013) (At the Chalk Face: Progressive #edreform radio)
- Vince Gray declares it the 'Education Election' — or does he? (December 20, 2013) (WaPo)
- Daily Kos Elections Morning Digest: Republican concedes Virginia attorney general's race (December 19, 2013) (Wabash Coffee Party)
- Vincent Orange and the parking meter maintenance contract (December 17, 2013) (D2 route)
- D.C. Political Roundup: Alexander Reveals Choice for D.C. Mayor (December 4, 2013) (Washington Informer)
- D.C. Political Roundup: Lewis Runs for Mayor (August 28, 2013) (Washington Informer)
- D.C. Political Roundup: Orange Pursues Mayoral Ambition (November 20, 2013) (Washington Informer)
- D.C. Political Roundup: Mendelson Networks at D.C. Council Party (December 23, 2013) (Washington Informer)
- D.C. Political Roundup: Wells Supporters Speak on His Behalf (May 22, 2013) (Washington Informer)
- D.C. Political Roundup: Evans Talks about Mayoral Campaign, Other Issues (May 29, 2013) (Washington Informer)
- D.C. Political Roundup: Shallal Presses Forward on Mayoral Bid (October 30, 2013) (Washington Informer)
- D.C. Political Roundup: Andy Shallal Considers a Run for Mayor (September 4, 2013) (Washington Informer)
- Mayor Gray to Launch Re-election Campaign January 11 (December 27, 2013) (Washingtonian)
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